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Lu meaning and name origin

Lu \lu\ as a girl's name has the meaning "famous warrior; light" and is a variant of Lou: short form of Louann. Also a variant of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis; French version of Ludwig. Lu is also used as a variant of Lucy (Latin): the feast day of Saint Lucy (fourth century), patroness of sight, is called the Festival of Light in Sweden. Lu is also a variant of Luella (Old English): blend of Louise (Old German) "famous warrior" and Ella (Old German) "other, foreign".

Lu is also pronounced similarly to La-, Lea, Lee and Lia. Other suggested similar baby names are Luz and Su.

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Popularity of Lu

Lu is a very popular first name for females (#1758 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3207 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lu name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lu with its source forms and related girl baby names.

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